A website that allows users to design their own stadiums is SecondStory.com. Visitors create 3-D ballparks and make design decisions using graphics and interactive tools. A visitor maneuvers through different building considerations, such as scoreboards and outfield distances.Continue Reading
Benchmarks in the design process provide feedback as to how decisions can affect revenue, home runs, fan attendance and other considerations. When a design is completed, visitors email an image of the final stadium to themselves or others. Users learn about the process of how a ballpark is designed and the implications of each decision they make.
SecondStory.com also features a supplemental documentary about the making of the Royals Stadium that was built in the late 1960s.Learn more about Architecture